Reise Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Reise Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): topographic name, from Middle Low German ris, res ‘swamp’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a well-traveled person, from Middle High German reis(e), German Reise ‘journey’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Reis, Meise, Reese, Reiser, Leise, Reiss, Geist, Leiser, Zeise, Beise

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Reise Family Origin

Where is the Reise family from?

Reise Family Occupations

What did your Reise ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Reise. 36% of Reise men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Reise women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reise were French Engineer and Wife

View Census data for Reise | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Checher
  • Fathers Farm
  • French Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Dressmaker
  • Housekeeper
  • Packer
  • Wife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Reise Historical Records

What Reise family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Reise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reise census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Reise

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reise. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Reise immigration records

Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Reise. For the veterans among your Reise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Reise military records

You've only scratched the surface of Reise family history.

Reise Life Expectancy

What is the average Reise lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Reise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Reise in 1950 was 44, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reise ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Reise Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial